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Landing Craft Utility LCU-667
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Landing Ship Utility LSU-667 (1949 - 1956)
Landing Craft Tank LCT(6)-667 (1944 - 1949)


Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons


Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row - Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive, 6 June 1944, Normandy) - American Campaign Medal
Bottom Row - Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal (1) - World War II Victory Medal - National Defense Service Medal



LCT(6)-667 was transferred to Turkey, redesignated 204
Landing Craft Tank (Mark 6):
  • Laid down, 17 January 1944, at Pidgeon-Thomas Iron Co., Memphis, TN.
  • Launched, 9 February 1944
  • Delivered 16 February 1944
  • Placed in service, date unknown
  • During World War II LCT(6)-667 was assigned to the Europe-Africa-Middle East Theater LCT Flotilla Twenty-Six and participated in the following campaign:

    Europe-Africa-Middle East Campaign
    Campaign and Dates
    Invasion of Normandy Omaha Beach - 6 to 25 June 1944
  • Redesignated Landing Ship Utility LSU-667 in 1949
  • Redesignated Landing Craft Utility LCU-667, 15 April 1956
  • Placed out of service, date unknown
  • Struck from the Naval Register, date unknown
  • Transferred to Turkey in 1962, redesignated Turkish navy landing craft 204
  • LCT(6)-667 earned one battle star for World War II service
  • Final Disposition, fate unknown
    LCT Specifications:
    Displacement 143 to 160 t.(lt), 309 to 320 t.(fl)
    Length 119' 1" (ovl.)
    Beam 32' 8"
    Draft
    limiting 3' 9"
    maximum navigation 5'
    Speed 10 kts.
    Range 700 nautical miles at 7 kts.
    Complement
    1 officer
    12 enlisted
    Cargo Capacity 150 short tons
    Armament
    two single 20mm AA gun mounts
    four .50 cal. machine guns
    Armor
    wheelhouse 20lbs
    gun shields 10lbs
    Fuel Capacity Diesel 80 Bbls
    Propulsion
    three Grey Marine 6-71 Diesel engines
    two Diesel-drive 10Kw 120V. D.C. Ships' Service Generators
    three propellers, 675shp

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    LCT-667 386k Ex-LCU-667 under way while in Turkish naval service as landing craft 204. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 122k 204 under way while dressed in flags, date and location unknown. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 142k 204 beached while unloading a tank at Yavuz Beach, Cyprus, 1974. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 66k Drawing by Cneyt Demir of the Turkish landing craft 204, underway. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 387k Line drawing by Cneyt Demir of the Turkish landing craft 204. Cneyt Demir
    LCT-667 160k Line drawing of 204 by Cneyt Demir Cneyt Demir

    There is no history available for LCT(6)-667 at NavSource.
    Crew Contact And Reunion Information Web Sites
    U.S. Navy Memorial Foundation - Navy Log

    Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
    The World War II LCT Flotillas
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    Last Updated 6 July 2018